President Muhammadu Buhari has sacked retired Brigadier-General Paul Boroh as Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme for former Niger Delta militants and ordered that his tenure should be probed.
A statement by the special adviser to the President on media and publicity, Femi Adesina today, Tuesday, said that the President had directed the National Security Adviser (NSA) to carry out a full investigation into the activities of the Amnesty Programme from 2015 to date.
Buhari wanted the NSA to pay particular attention to allegations of financial impropriety and other acts that are allegedly detrimental to the objectives of the Programme.
Meanwhile, the President approved the appointment of the Director of Research and Studies at the Nigerian Institute of International Affairs, Professor Charles Quaker Dokubo to replace the sacked Coordinator.
Professor Dokubo, according to the statement, he holds a PhD in Strategic Studies from the University of Bradford, United Kingdom, and hails from Abonema, Akuku-Toru Local Government of Rivers State. [myad]